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"Phillip Morris" screening at Screenwriters Conference22 May 2009
By TNPihl (JCO Editor-In-Chief)
An advance screening of "I Love You Phillip Morris" will be held Friday this week at the 11th annual Nashville Screenwriters Conference. Author of the book Steve McVicker, directors John Requa, and Glenn Ficarra will be joined by producer Far Shariat for the panel “Adapting a Non-fiction Book” during the conference. Below is the schedule for the event. On the official website is it possible to register for tickets to the open-to-the-public conference. Click here.
Friday, May 29
5:30 p.m. I Love You Phillip Morris
An advanced screening of the film "I Love You Phillip Morris", starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, based on the non-fiction book by Steve McVicker, written and directed by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, produced by Luc Besson (executive producer), Jeffrey Harlacker (associate producer), Andrew Lazar (producer), Richard Middleton (line producer), Far Shariat (producer) and Miri Yoon (co-producer). Screening will take place at the Belcourt Theatre, shuttle service from Union Station Hotel will be provided.
Saturday, May 30
9:00-10:15 a.m. Adapting a Non-fiction Book
Hosted by screenwriters and directors of the movie, "I Love You Phillip Morris", John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (Bad Santa), along with Steve McVicker, author of the book which was the basis for the film and Far Shariat (NBC’s Life, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind), one of the film’s producers. They will discuss the process of turning a non-fiction book into a feature film.
-- Source: Nashville Screenwriters Conference. With thanks to Dan Rhodenizer. Click to comment this article.
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